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Tag: Abuse

GOOGLE
Google storing location data has strong potential for abuse: Experts

New Delhi: A day after reports surfaced that certain Google apps track your whereabouts even when you turn off location data, experts on Tuesday expressed concerns about the practice, stressing that location and identity data can be used for both good and bad. The Associated Press on Monday ran a story saying an investigation found […]

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FIR filed against BJD's Junagarh MLA

Bhawanipatna: An FIR was filed today against BJD’s Junagarh MLA Dibya Shankar Mishra for allegedly threatening one Tankadhara Kharsel during a meeting in Boden of Kalahandi district yesterday. Kharsel lodged a complaint today at the Dharamgarh Police Station after taking out a rally with the members of Jadhav Sangh. “I had raised my voice against […]

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Twitter introduces new policies to curb trolling and abuse

San Francisco: To address abuse and trolls on its platform, Twitter has introduced new policies on hateful conduct and violent extremism, including a plan to bring in new technology and staff to fight spam and abuse. The micro-blogging platform said that in May, its systems identified and challenged more than 9.9 million potentially “spammy” or […]

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Indian-origin female officer jailed for maid abuse in Singapore

Singapore: An Indian-origin former army Warrant Officer was sentenced to four months and three weeks in jail on Monday for abusing and beating her Indian maid. K. Rajakumari, 57, repeatedly abused her maid in 2012, and once, even hit the latter with a plastic hanger until it broke. Rajakumari, who retired after 35 years of […]

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Female journalist faces harassment in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Female Journalist of a regional news portal had a very bad experience while travelling in a bus yesterday. It shows how the government machineries in the State, despite its promises, fail to provide safety to women. Below is her experience shared on social media that shows the plight of women in the State. The incident took […]

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Tribal girl thrashed, paraded on street in Balangir district

Balangir: As the world is celebrating International Women’s Day, a tribal girl lodged complaint of being thrashed and her hair cut off over alleged mobile theft at Paradhiapali village under Sadar Block of Balangir district. The girl reported that, on March 6, she had gone for a tailoring class at a neighbour’s house in her […]

Neighbourhood impacts partner abuse: study

Toronto: People who enjoy more social support, including trust and a sense of belonging, are less likely to experience emotional or verbal abuse while in a relationship, says a study. People who were living in a neighbourhood without many social and economic issues were also less likely to experience such abuse, the findings showed. However, […]

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